passion fruit cordial

passion fruit cordial

I hope I haven’t missed the granadilla (passion fruit) season totally by posting this too late. They were in full swing when I made this easy and delicious cordial a couple of weeks ago.

I had never made it before, and it really could not get any simpler. Sipping it poured over loads of ice and topped up with soda water, brought back floods of memories of my youth.

I kept the seeds in the mix, but if they bother you, simply strain them out once it has been made.

Recipe | makes about 750 ml

  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 cup of passion fruit pulp (about 500g of whole fruit)
  • 2 T lemon juice

Bring all of the ingredients to the boil, then allow it to cool. Pour the cordial into a sterile bottle and serve in a tall glass with loads of ice, soda water and fresh mint.

If you feel like turning it into a cocktail. add a splash or two of vodka.

Happy days.

passion fruit cordial

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20 Comments

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  2. I adore passion fruit! I lived in Costa Rica for a few months and learned to love it. So good! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  3. Sam

    Thanks – I think a splash of vodka is essential 🙂

  4. Sam

    Thanks Brandon, the seasons are all out unfortunately due to opposite hemispheres. Passion fruit is one of those flavours in a drink that really stands on its own. It doesnt need anything else with it, other than perhaps mint.

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  6. Sam

    Thanks Marla. I just had the last bit yesterday. keeps for weeks.

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  8. This is a great idea for making passion fruit cordial, however the sugar is too much.

  9. Sam

    Hi Debbie, yeah, I think the sugar can be diluted to taste. I use so little in the end product so you can adjust it when you mix the drinks too.

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  11. Got an orchard of passion fruit – did not now what to do with it – came across your fabulous recipe – going to try it !!

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